Transportation, Page 8 ▼

Lyft Now Boasts 1 Million Rides Per Day

07/05/2017, In the US there are several ride-hailing services that one can choose from depending on personal preference, speed, costs, and so on. While Uber is no doubt still pretty prolific and is more than likely ahead of the competition, Lyft seems to be doing...

Virgin Galactic Space Trips Will Go Commercial Next Year

07/05/2017, Richard Branson’s spaceflight company has restarted powered tests of its spaceplane following a tragic accident two years ago which resulted in the death of co-pilot Michael Alsbury. Branson himself has confirmed that the company is going to resume...

Volvo Cars Will Not Use Gas-Only Engines From 2019

07/05/2017, Volvo has made a “historic” pledge that is going to further promote the adoption of all-electric and hybrid solutions for cars. The company has comitted to fitting all cars with an electric motor in a couple of years. What this means is that...

First Tesla Model 3 Production Car Due Friday

07/03/2017, It has been a long wait for Tesla fans but they have something to look forward to later this week. Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk has announced that the first Tesla Model 3 production car is going to roll off the line this Friday. The company is...

Kangaroos Are Giving Volvo’s Self-Driving Cars A Hard Time

07/03/2017, One of the keys to making a car that can drive itself autonomously without any incident is for it to be able to detect obstacles in its way and react to them. So far most self-driving cars do not have an issue, although Volvo has recently found out that...

Next-Gen Nissan Leaf Electric Car Coming September 5th

07/02/2017, Nissan had the Nissan Leaf electric car long before the Teslas and the Chevrolet Bolts of the world. The company is now gearing up to launch the next-generation Leaf EV. The official Twitter account of Nissan USA has posted a teaser image of the new car...

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Completes First Tunnel Section

06/29/2017, Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk voice an idea a couple of months ago that involves boring tunnels underground in order to ease up traffic congestion on the roads. The city of Los Angeles was apparently open to the idea though a project of this...

Uber Now Lets Users Request A Ride For Loved Ones

06/27/2017, Hailing a ride for someone else using your Uber account isn’t exactly new. Granted sometimes drivers might have a hard time locating their passengers if the person waiting for the ride does not look like the person in the photos, but it has been done...

Volvo And NVIDIA Team Up For Self-Driving Cars

06/27/2017, When you think of Volvo, you think of cars. When you think of NVIDIA, you probably think of gaming like in terms of GPU technology and whatnot. So what happens when you combine the two together? A gaming car? Nope, try a self-driving one because that’s...

Lyft Introduces Pickup Suggestions To Help Save You Time

06/26/2017, The idea behind services like Lyft and Uber is that you can get a ride from wherever you are. However some places aren’t necessarily ideal for pickup which means that drivers might have a harder time locating their rides, or it could be congested and...

WannaCry Ransomware Forces Honda To Shut Down One Of Its Plants

06/21/2017, Back in May it was reported that there was a particularly nasty piece of ransomware called “WannaCry” that was making its rounds globally. It was pretty big news for a while but things eventually subsided, although to say that the malware has been...

Uber Will Finally Allow The Tipping Of Its Drivers

06/20/2017, Are you pleased with your Uber service and want to tip them? For the longest time ever, tipping was a feature that was never offered inside the Uber app, and passengers who wanted to tip their drivers had to do so manually via cash, which in a way kind of...

Seaweed Could Help Create Longer-Lasting Electric Car Batteries

06/20/2017, At the moment lithium-ion batteries are what is being used to power the majority of our electronic devices, but is it ideal? There are probably better solutions out there that have yet to be discovered, and from what we’re seeing, scientists have come...